Sarah Stiles is as Visiting Assistant Professor in the Georgetown Department of Sociology, teaching undergraduate courses including:
Introduction to Sociology
Flourishing: College & Community
Race, Society, and Cinema
CBL: The Contemporary City
CBL: Social Entrepreneurship/Change
Law & Society
Community Involvement Seminar
CBL: Sociology Senior Seminar
Stiles received the Edward B. Bunn, S.J. Award in May 2014. The award is annually presented to a member of the College Faculty who, in the estimation of the College Senior Class, is admired and respected by all students for service to Georgetown and her students in the lecture hall and on the campus. In addition, she has received the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching in the College, the Excellence in Entrepreneurship Faculty Award from the Georgetown McDonough School of Business, the Commitment to Diversity Award from the Center for Multicultural Equity and Access (CMEA) and the Outstanding Partner Award from the Division of Student Affairs.
As Faculty Fellow for Social Entrepreneurship in the Center for Social Justice (CSJ), Stiles incorporates community-based learning (CBL) into her courses providing students with the opportunity to put theory into practice with community partners. Students perform field work with DC residents and contribute to creating systemic and sustainable positive social change in the District of Columbia. As Faculty Fellow in the Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship (CNDLS), Stiles integrates “curriculum infusion.” As a Doyle Fellow, Stiles has infused into her Law & Society course issues of diversity and inclusion with powerful results. As an Engelhard Fellow, Stiles has enhances her curricula with issues of wellness in keeping with the Jesuit ideal of cura personalis, “care for the whole person.”
Stiles holds a J.D. from Northeastern University, a Ph.D. from Boston University in Political Science, an M.A. from Boston University in Political Science, an M.A. from New York University in Spanish Literature and a B.A. from Southern Methodist University in Spanish.